The crashing pound sent people flocking to money changers to exploit a favourable exchange rate in Singapore on Friday (June 24) after the currency plummeted following Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
Overseas fund transfers into Indonesia allegedly linked to terrorism last year and this year amounted to well over 10 billion rupiah (S$1 million), of which about six billion rupiah was from Australia, said Mr Agus Santoso, deputy head of PPATK, which is Indonesia's anti-money-laundering agency.
Singapore may see haze return with the number of hotspots surging to 488 in neighboring Indonesia's Sumatra, the city-state's National Environment Agency (NEA) released the data on Monday.
A recent meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee highlighted the need to effectively prevent and resolve risks in key areas, a
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w
South Korea's majority opposition party and civic groups around the country stepped up protests on Wednesday against Japan's plan to release water from the Fukushima nu
At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India d
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault left for Beijing on Saturday to attend a meeting on climate change and biodiversity issues.This wi
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
Brice Oligui Nguema, commander-in-chief of the Gabonese Republican Guard, was named as the transition leader of the Central African country on Wednesday night following
The 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturday.Themed "openness leads development, cooperation creates a win-win future,
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
The entities behind 13 U.S. presidential libraries, going back as far as then U.S. President Herbert Hoover, released a joint statement on September 7, calling for a re
The 43rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits kicked off on Tuesday, with the focus on establishing the region as an epicenter of e
Construction has started on a new mega photovoltaic power station in southwest China's Sichuan Province, part of the country's ongoing endeavors to advance the developm
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on Monday the opening of a cloud data center in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, as part of its efforts to expand its online service offer
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
A Japanese civic group on Friday submitted a "letter of accusation" to the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office against Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and T